Course type:

Level 3 Diploma Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

The Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Diploma is designed to reflect the activities of those who provide direct support for teaching and learning in any type of school – primary (including foundation stage), secondary, special or pupil referral units. They cover the role of teaching assistants and have been broadened to include new roles and responsibilities such as cover supervision, exam invigilation, pastoral care and others.

Who should attend?

The Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools is a qualification for those members of the school workforce who directly support teaching and learning of pupils in schools in an area that requires specialist knowledge and skills. The qualification incorporates the units in the Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. Additional optional units cover specialisms which may be a feature of the role at Level 3.

Core mandatory units:

Understand child and young person development
Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people
Communication and professional relationships with children and young
Schools as organisations
Support children and young people's health and safety
Support learning activities
Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour
Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
Support assessment for learning
Engage in personal development in health, social care or children and young people’s settings



These courses may be charged lower fees due to funding subject to an eligibility assessment. Please contact the short course department to discuss whether you are eligible for lower prices.


Dates 2017 - 2018:

  • On enquiry

20 Delivery sessions over 6 months to cover key underpinning units.  

Dedicated and knowledgeable 1 - 1 assessor for the duration of your qualification.


  • Course cost is £2225*

    *Depending on you personal circumstances and previous qualifications, you may be entitled to government funding.


  • 9:30 - 12:30

Telephone for availability: 01452 702 529 or email

How to apply for this course

Course Duration

24 Month
24 Month course
Course type:
Part Time

Why study Professional at Hartpury University Centre?

Hartpury’s Innovation, Careers and Enterprise Centre specialises in providing professional courses and apprenticeships across a wide range of sectors, from land-based, animal and equine to education, health and safety and food and drink.

These are designed to meet the needs of local employers, enabling them to source the right training at the right price to upskill their employees, as well as to provide additional qualifications to boost the skills, CVs and earning potential of our students right on their doorstep.

Our diverse team of trainers all have extensive industry experience in their specialist areas and are on hand to provide bespoke business advice, support and training.

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Thinking of postgraduate study at Hartpury?

Hartpury University Centre has an outstanding postgraduate employment history of 100% and is skilled at supporting students to progress both their interests and career aspirations. Offering postgraduate qualifications in Equine, Sport, Animal and Veterinary Physiotherapy, Hartpury provides a unique postgraduate experience.